Fall 2016 Symposium

Join us on Saturday, December 3 for the biannual Center for Hellenic Studies Research Symposium! The symposium features presentions by six of the fall term fellows. To learn more about the presenters and their research, visit the CHS website.

Attending the Symposium

The symposium will take place in House A on the CHS campus. To reserve a seat, please register online.

The symposium will also be available to watch online as a live webcast at http://media.video.harvard.edu/core/live/harvard-chs-live.html. No special software is required. Viewers interested in watching the stream should click on the link above and the stream will play in their web browser.

Have questions for the presenters? Contact us via the online form.

Program Details

Saturday, December 3

Session 1, 2:00-3:30 pm (EST)

“Herodotean Democracies”
Joel Schlosser, Bryn Mawr College

“The Cyclic Views of the Human Condition in Thucydides’ ‘Archaeology’ and Sima Qian’s ‘Preface to Historical Records’”
BAI Chun Xiao, Zhejiang University
Abstract | Presentation (PPTX)

“Improving the Public Image through Athletics. Young Victors in Hellenistic Thebes”
Sebastian Scharff, University of Mannheim
Abstract | Handout (PDF) | Presentation (PPTX)

Session 2, 4:00-5:30 pm (EST)

“Aristotelian Piety Reconsidered”
Joachim Aufderheide, King’s College London
Abstract | Handout (PDF)

“Constructing Periander in Plutarch’s Symposium of the Seven Sages
Zoe Stamatopoulou, Washington University in St. Louis
Abstract | Handout (PDF)

“Logical Categories and Parts of Speech as Structuring Devices in Pollux’ Onomasticon
Stylianos Chronopoulos, University of Freiburg
Abstract | Handout (PDF) | Presentation (PDF)